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Home Improvement Advice For The DIY Set

I guess you could say I’ve been involved in-home improvement projects quite often in my life. At this very minute my husband is finishing the drywall in our living room, and will soon be painting it. While it’s great to see the finished product, the process can be very messy.

There are a few simple ways to give the appearance of a higher ceiling in your home. Consider painting vertical stripes on the walls, or adding a floor lamp. Doing this creates the illusion of height. Your eyes focus on the lines and make the ceilings look like they are higher.

When it comes to home improvement, be sure to weigh the cost of purchasing CFL bulbs for your home. While they do save energy because of lower wattage usage, the upfront cost is higher than regular bulbs. Also, they may pose a health hazard to you if ever broken …